‘Once Upon a Time in Mumbai’: Court rejects Haji Mastan’s son Suleman Mirza complaint!”Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai” is an forthcoming Bollywood hindi film, it is a rich masala film directed by Milan Luthria and starring Ajay Devgan, Emraan Hashmi, Prachi Desai, and Kangana Ranaut. This new film “Once Upon A Time In Mumbai” is produced by Balaji Telefilms and Popcorn Entertainment. This film is scheduled for release on 30 July 2010.
According to the latest news and updates of the movie – The much-awaited film Once Upon A Time In Mumbai troubled by Suleman Mirza, the adopted son of Haji Mastan, who filed a suit for an injunction order against the release of the film, but a city civil court on Tuesday refused to grant stay its release. However, the court has suggested the makers of the film to have a disclaimer at the beginning that the film has no resemblance with the life of Haji Mastan, who died in 1994.
About Haji Mastan
Haji Mastan was a Bombay (Mumbai) gangster and smuggler in the 1960s and 70s. Mastan became the first celebrity gangster of the city, expanding his clout in the Indian film industry. As Mastan’s influence in Bollywood grew, he began to produce films. He was also known for his links with the legendary actor Dilip Kumar. During the Indian Emergency (1975 – 77) he was imprisoned. In prison he learned Hindi. Haji Mastan became a Muslim leader in 1984. He formed Dalit Muslim Surakhsha Maha Sangh in 1985, Which had Doulatram kawle as a corporator. Aslam Kiratpuri a well known journalist, gave him ideas how to speak in public meetings after which he became a good speaker. He died in Mumbai in 1994.